The Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment has long focused on studying the improvement of cultivated land quality, efficient use of agricultural resources, recycling of agricultural wastes, and protection of the agricultural environment. It has established 10 research innovation teams, including Arable Land Conservation Innovation Team, Protected Soil Improvement and Regulation Innovation Team, Agricultural Environment Nanomaterial Innovation Team, Agricultural Waste Resource Utilization Innovation Team, Agricultural Non-point Source Pollution Control Innovation Team, Ecological Remediation of Contaminated Water Innovation Team, Agricultural Ecology Innovation Team, Organic Pollutants Reduction and Control in Cropland Environment Innovation Team, Farmland Heavy Metal Pollution Prevention and Remediation Innovation Team, and Agri-inputs Safety and Pollution Control Innovation Team. It has set up a Farmland Environmental Research Center and a Saline Soil Research Center. There are 170 employees at the Institute, including 24 professors.
Research platforms hosted by the Institute:
* Key Laboratory for Agricultural Environment at the Lower Reaches of the Yangtze River Plain
* Luhe Scientific Observation and Experiment Station for Rural Environment
* Scientific Observation and Experiment Station for Farmland Conservation- Jiangsu
*Jiangsu Agricultural Waste Treatment and Recycle Engineering Research Center